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Bulletin No.: 2015-28
September 30, 2015

TO:   MEMBERS

SUBJECT: Bank Announces 2015 Affordable Housing Program and Partnership Grant Recipients

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (Bank) recently announced our 2015 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) and Partnership Grant Program (PGP) recipients. Through your support of these programs, 965 new or rehabilitated affordable housing units will be created for residents of your communities. Additionally, 25 community-based organizations involved in housing and economic development will receive assistance with their operational needs.

AHP
The Bank awarded more than $7.4 million in AHP grants through member institutions to assist 32 affordable housing projects.

This year marks the 25th anniversary of AHP, and with your support and participation in the program, more than $237 million in AHP and AHP set-aside grant funds have been awarded since 1990 to assist low-income families. We appreciate your continued utilization of our community investment grant programs, as we strive to continue to provide programs that meet the needs of our members and the communities they serve. A complete list of the projects to be funded by the 2015 grants may be found at https://www.fhlb.com/community/Pages/Affordable-Housing-Program.aspx.

PGP
In addition, the Bank awarded $225,000 in PGP funds through 30 participating member institutions to help 25 community-based organizations with their operational needs. The Bank matches a member's cash contributions to a community-based organization of $500 up to $4,000 at a 3:1 ratio, which this year resulted in $311,200 being awarded to the PGP award recipients. View a complete list of PGP recipients at https://www.fhlb.com/community/Pages/Partnership-Grant-Programs.aspx.

The Bank is committed to maximizing the value of your membership. To learn more about using these and other programs that are designed to further your business development opportunities and help you achieve your Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) goals, please plan to attend our CRA Business Development Forum in New Orleans, Louisiana, on November 6. Forum registration will open at the end of this month. For more information, please visit our website at fhlb.com or contact Community Investment at 800.362.2944.

 

Sincerely,

Sanjay K. Bhasin
President and Chief Executive Officer